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WSP Group Environmental Technologist or Junior/Intermediate Engineer Contract in Dartmouth, NS

WSP Group

Branch Dartmouth NS CA

Position:
Environmental Technologist or Junior/Intermediate Engineer
Location:
Dartmouth, NS

Diploma in Environmental Technology or a degree in Environmental Engineering or Geoscience; WSP is one of the world’s leading professional engineering services…

WSP is one of the world’s leading professional engineering services firms. Every day our more than 34,000 experts work to restore the natural environment and transform the built environment.

In Canada, our 8000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transport networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.

The excellence we bring to our work and to our workplace has been recognized far and wide. We’re a Forbes Top Employer in Canada, one of the Top 100 Sustainable Companies in the World (and among the Top 10 in Canada), and we earned Platinum Elite Recognition through our participation in more than half of Canada’s Top 100 Infrastructure Projects.

At WSP , we’re proud, professional and passionate people. Join us.

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POSITION DESCRIPTION

WSP is currently seeking an Environmental Technologist or Junior/Intermediate Engineer located in our Dartmouth office for a three month contract, to assist on current projects. The ideal candidate will be an experienced environmental technologist or junior/intermediate environmental engineer, with contaminated site experience .

RESPONSIBILITIES

Completion of field sampling programs (soil, surface water, groundwater, sediment);
Phased environmental site assessments, risk assessments, remediation, environmental emergency response, monitoring and regulatory closure of contaminated sites. Requires direct working knowledge of:

Federal Contaminated Sites Action Plan
Atlantic RBCA
Contaminated Sites Regulations (N.S.)
Federal environmental quality guidelines and standards
Field and analytical methods for the testing of soil, sediment, groundwater, surface water, sub-slab vapor and ambient air for potential contaminants of concern;

Supervision of contractors during Phased Environmental Site Assessments (i.e., test pitting and drilling programs) and water supply assessments (,i.e., pump tests);

Inspection and supervision of site remediation works;

Implementation of safety protocols and coordination of contractor safety meetings;

Data compilation and interpretation.

Assisting in the preparation of reports and drawings;

QUALIFICATIONS

Diploma in Environmental Technology or a degree in Environmental Engineering or Geoscience;

Demonstrated contaminated site experience;

Demonstrated willingness to learn;

Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills;

Ability to work both independently and in a team environment;

Attention to detail;

The preferred candidate will be self-motivated, energetic and well organized;

A valid Driver’s License is required.

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Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

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To learn more about our firm and the projects we have been involved in, please visit our World of Possibilities website listed below.

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Dartmouth, NS, CA
Posted on: 2016-09-22
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